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Im trying to get my Linksys WPC54gs(v2) running under backtrack linux (based of slackware) but im having problems, heres what ive done so far: Started up with wireless card in ...
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    Backtrack and WPC54GS


    Im trying to get my Linksys WPC54gs(v2) running under backtrack linux (based of slackware) but im having problems, heres what ive done so far:

    Started up with wireless card in
    Ran terminal

    Slax utils# ndiswrapper - i lsbcmnds.inf
    installing lsbcmnds.inf
    Slax utils# ndiswrapper -l
    Installed Drivers:
    lsbcmnds driver present
    Slax utils# Modprobe ndiswrapper
    Fatal: Module Ndiswrapper not found.
    Slax utils# ls
    lsbcmnds.cat* makefile bcmwl5.sys* loadndisdriver.c lsbcmnds.inf ndiswrapper* ndiswrapper-buginfo*
    Slax utils# iwconfig
    lo no wireless extensions

    eth0 no wireless extensions

    sit0 no wireless extensions

    When i try to modprobe ndiswrapper it says ndiswrapper isnt there but it is as you can see. Im new to linux, but know a little so help is much appreciated.

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    that directory shows a makefile.... did you compile the driver first before trying to load it into ndiswrapper?

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    What version of backtrack are you using?
    is this linksys using a ralink chipset?

    as far as I remember dlink used another chipset but recently moved to ralink chipset... (note that under backtrack, only the ralink equiped linksys will enable injection)
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    dnis problems

    Post your lsmod output. I suspect that you haven't compiled and installed the kernel module and userspace utilities.

    If not, try the following

    Code:
    tar xvfz ndis.tar.gz
    cd ndis
    ./configure
    make distclean
    make install
    make
    Then check your lsmod output again.

    Sometimes running slocate programName can tell you where a program installed various files. (Assuming that you run slocate -u first)

    Post back here your steps, and we can hopefully narrow down what you did or didn't do.

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    wireless howto

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...ork-linux.html

    The above link has an ndis HOWTO. See if that helps you.

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